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The Proceeds of Crime (Northern Ireland) Order 1996

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I INTRODUCTORY

    1. 1.Title and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. Art. 3 rep. by 2002 c. 29

  3. PART II CONFISCATION ORDERS

    1. Arts. 4‐40 rep. by 2002 c. 29

    2. Enforcement of orders made outside Northern Ireland

      1. Art. 41 rep. by 2002 c. 29

      2. 42.Enforcement of external confiscation orders

      3. 43.Registration of external confiscation orders

  4. Part III (Arts. 44‐48) rep. by 2002 c. 29

    1. Part III (Arts. 44‐48) rep. by 2002 c. 29

  5. PART IV MISCELLANEOUS AND SUPPLEMENTAL

    1. 49.Additional investigation powers

    2. 50.Order to make material available

    3. 51.Authority for search

    4. 52.Articles 50 and 51: supplementary provisions

    5. 53.Offence of prejudicing investigation

    6. 54.Disclosure of information held by government departments

    7. 54A.Construction of Articles 49 to 54

    8. Prosecution of offences, etc.

      1. 55.Prosecution by order of the Commissioners of Customs and Excise

      2. 56.Extension of certain offences to Crown servants and exemptions for regulators etc.

    9. Supplemental

      1. 57.Amendments, transitional provisions, savings and repeals

  6. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      CONFISCATION ORDERS

      1. PART I OFFENCES IN RESPECT OF WHICH A COURT OF SUMMARY JURISDICTION MAY MAKE CONFISCATION ORDERS

      2. PART II ORDERS VARYING LIST OF OFFENCES

        1. 1.The Secretary of State may by order amend Part I...

        2. 2.An order under paragraph 1 shall be subject to negative...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      FINANCIAL INVESTIGATIONS

      1. Preliminary (1) In this Schedule “the investigation”, in relation to a...

        1. Preliminary

          1. 1.(1) In this Schedule “the investigation”, in relation to a...

        2. Investigation powers

          1. 2.(1) A financial investigator may by notice in writing require...

          2. Para. 3 rep. by 2002 c. 29

          3. 3A.(1) Where it appears to a financial investigator that a...

        3. Restrictions

          1. 4.(1) A person shall not under paragraph 2 or 3...

        4. Offences

          1. 5.(1) A person shall be guilty of an offence if...

        5. Admissibility of evidence

          1. 6.Any answers given or information furnished by a person in...

        6. Restriction on disclosure of information

          1. 7.(1) Information obtained by a person in his capacity as...

        7. Code of practice

          1. 8.(1) The Secretary of State shall make a code of...

        8. Regulations

          1. 9.Regulations under paragraphs 3(4) and 7(3) shall be subject to...

      1. Schedule 3—Amendments

    3. SCHEDULE 4

      TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND SAVINGS

      1. 1.(1) Part II and Article 54 shall not apply—

      2. 2.In any case in which a petition in bankruptcy was...

      3. 3.In any case in which a winding up of a...

      4. 4.The provisions in this Schedule shall have effect without prejudice...

      1. Schedule 5—Repeals

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